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Excellent statement of Russia’s rep at the UNSC (dubbed in English) (UPDATED with transcript)

TRANSCRIPT: (thanks to “OP”!!) (After Ukrainian representative’s statement) Thank you, Ms. Chairman. Today many words, many statements were sounded but the first impression I would like to share with my colleagues is that they do not look at the watch. Now it is a half past nine p.m. and it means that it is about a half to four a.m. now in Ukraine. In a couple of hours, the morning

What is Putin really saying to the EU – negotiate or else…

Earlier today I posted the letter Putin sent to the heads of state of the 18 countries which purchase gas from Russia, but I did not have the time to write a commentary about it, so I am doing in now.In my opinion, Russia is responding the the imminent attack by the neo-Nazis in the eastern Ukraine and to the PACE decision to basically slap Russia in the face.  What

Sometimes AngloZionist propaganda is so stupid as to be funny

Check out this great article by AP: AP Interview: US troops may be sent to E Europe.  Looks nice and official – here is a US 4 star general who has been tasked by EU ministers to come up with a plan to “protect” NATO member countries from the “Russian threat” which he estimates at 40’000 men.  To look more credible, the good general makes some “military sounding” statements:“What we

Revolutionary regime in Kiev moves in to crush the rebellion in the East

According to RT, police forces loyal to the revolutionary regime in Kiev have attacked the Russian speakers in Kharkov: According to the Regnum news agency the insurgents have moved “special units” to deal with the situation in Lugansk, Kharkov and Donetsk.It appears that a full-scale crackdown will happen in the eastern Ukraine overnight.  A lot will depend on the outcome of these clashes.Stay tuned.The Saker

Sergei Lavrov: It’s not Russia that is destabilising Ukraine

by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for The GuardianThe west has been needlessly whipping up tension – if we don’t co-operate soon, chaos may take hold The profound and pervasive crisis in Ukraine is a matter of grave concern for Russia. We understand perfectly well the position of a country which became independent just over 20 years ago and still faces complex tasks in constructing a sovereign state. Among them

A new Cold War has begun – let us embrace it with relief!

Considering the relative lull which seems to be taking place in the Ukraine, this might be a good time to look at the impact which the dramatic developments in the Ukraine have had upon the internal political scene in Russia and what that, in turn, could mean for the international (dis)order.  In order to do that, I would like to begin by a short summary of a thesis which I

How the US dream of world supremacy was buried in Crimea

written specially for the Asia Times These are official results from the referendum in Crimea: 96.77% voted for Crimea to join Russia 02.51% voted for Crimea to remain a sovereign autonomous republic inside the Ukraine 00.72% of the votes were declared invalid 83.10% of the eligible voters participated in this referendum (thus:16.9% did not vote) As a reminder, this is the official ethnic makeup of Crimea (in 2001): 58.32% Russians

Obama just made things much, much worse in the Ukraine – now Russia is ready for war

Something absolutely huge has just happened in Russia: the Russian Council of the Federation, the equivalent of the US Senate, has just UNANIMOUSLY passed a resolution allowing Putin to use Russian armed forces in the Ukraine, something the Duma had requested earlier.  Before the vote took place, Russian senators said that Obama had threatened Russia, insulted the Russian people and that they demanded that Putin recall the Russian ambassador to

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